Open Borders Advocates
to Meet with Mexicans
Kolbe and McCaffrey Are Birds of a Feather
feelings over health cards subside
On a late Monday afternoon just past,
more than a dozen people lined up for the inevitable food handlers'
and caregivers' ritual of getting a health card from the Clark
County Health District on Shadow Lane in Las Vegas. -- "I'm
hearing that I need some ID and I just got to town. I don't have
ID yet," said a young Hispanic woman, who appeared to be
in her early 20s...
immigration: Does one crime lead to another?
Allen Superior Court provided translators
for 2,245 people last year, at a cost of $56,246. That was nearly
100 people -- and $20,000 -- more than the year before. -- Since
all but 160 of the people needing translators in 2003 spoke primarily
Spanish -- and because as many as 1 million people enter the
country illegally from Mexico every year -- the statistics raise
an obvious, if politically incorrect, question...
Jobs. And Immigrants Get Them Anyway
The debate over "outsourcing" has taken
an interesting twist. Its proponents now tout foreign direct
investment in the U.S.-a.k.a "insourcing"-as a countervailing
source of jobs. -- According to this view, foreign companies
are generating plenty of new jobs for Americans. They are thereby
cushioning the impact of jobs going overseas...
fight called peril to pronghorn (invaders to thank for this)
...Border Patrol Tucson Sector Chief
David Aguilar and DiRosa said the agencies are working to minimize
the impact on the pronghorn while maximizing national security.
-- But to Jenny Neeley, Southwest associate for Defenders of
Wildlife, increased Border Patrol activity will only contribute
to the pronghorn's extinction.
Daily Star -- Tucson
plead for border crossers
Catholic bishops from Tucson, Phoenix
and Hermosillo are calling on parishioners to see Jesus Christ
in the faces of the men, women and children who continue to make
grueling illegal border treks into the United States from Mexico.
-- "Whatever happens to the least of us is what happens
to Christ," said Bishop Thomas J. Olmstead of the Roman
Catholic Diocese of Phoenix. [Also see: The
Pope in Mexico]
law translates to $440,000 a year
A new D.C. law directs city agencies
to produce their documents in a variety of languages for about
38,000 residents who do not speak or read English well. -- Under
the Language Access Act, city agencies must provide translation
services in languages spoken by at least 500 residents or by
at least 3 percent of persons a given agency serves or is likely
Truth Hurts Martin Frost (D.-TX)
For sheer entertainment value, nothing
tops watching Congressional open borders advocates go ballistic
when they're publicly confronted with their own outrageous positions.
-- You'd expect more decorum from men who have been in the national
spotlight for most of their adult life. -- A month ago, Rep.
Chris Cannon (R.-Utah) disgraced himself. During a House
Judiciary Immigration subcommittee hearing...
suspected invaders found 'trapped' in Watts dump
From the outside, the little white bungalow
looked no different from many others on the mean streets of Watts.
Old and worn, with boarded windows and a yard strewn with trash,
the house always appeared dark and vacant. -- Inside, it festered
with human misery. -- Federal agents acting on a tip raided the
place Wednesday and were startled by what they found: More than
100 illegal immigrants...
caught in bull's-eye
shooting of a CHP officer allegedly by a teenager trying
to impress gang members [suspect is Valentino
Mitchell Arenas] marks the latest incident in a worsening
trend of police in Los Angeles and elsewhere facing violent attacks,
authorities said Friday. -- Attacks against LAPD
have jumped more than a third... -- "The leaders of this city, county and state need
to realize there's a war on the streets, and we need to address
Times -- Oceanside, California
suspected invaders 'rescued' near Lake Elsinore
More than 50 undocumented
immigrants [criminals] were rescued and detained after being
held hostage at gunpoint for several days inside a dilapidated
single-wide trailer north of Lake Elsinore, authorities said
Friday. -- One of the hostages was able to escape from the trailer
on Bosley Lane around 5 p.m. Thursday and get help, according
to a release from the United States Customs and Border Protection.
No license for illegal immigrants
Citing homeland security risks posed
by the state's driver's license law, Gov. Phil Bredesen yesterday
announced he wants to change the law so that only U.S. citizens
or permanent legal residents will get state driver's licenses.
-- Tennessee is one of 10 states that allow an undocumented
immigrant [criminal] to get a driver's license.
Record-Chronicle (Free Registration)
arrested on immigrant smuggling charge
Seven East Texas residents were arrested
Friday on charges of conspiring to smuggle immigrants into the
United States from Mexico, the U.S. Attorney's office said. --
Several law enforcement groups worked on the case in which authorities
said the group transported immigrants into the country for cash.